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[[alternative]]The Relationship between Organizational Culture and Organizational Effectiveness in the County/City Education Bureaus

By [[author]]林朝夫, Lin [[author]]Chau-Fu, 林朝夫 and Lin Chau-Fu

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[[abstract]]The Relationship between Organizational Culture and Organizational Effectiveness in the County/ City Education Bureaus Abstract This research intends to explore the relationship between organizational culture and organizational effectiveness of the County/ City Education Bureaus in Taiwan. It aims to analyze the diversification of organizational cultures and of effectiveness on the basis of personnel background and environments in the Education Bureaus, and furthermore, to disuss the predictability of organizational culture to organizational effectiveness. Therefore, the purposes of this study are: 1. to define “organizational culture” and “organizational effectiveness”, and the relationship between the two, 2. to study the present situations of organizational culture and organizational effectiveness of the County/ City Education Bureaus, 3. to explore the relationship between organizational culture and organizational effectiveness of the County/ City Education Bureaus, 4. to provide suggestions of improving organizational culture and organizational effectiveness for the County/ City Education Bureaus. The methods of documentary analysis, questionnaire and interview are adopted. A questionnaire on organizational culture and organizational effectiveness of the County/ City Education Bureaus” was designed and conducted. There were 551 usable responses 77.39% rated as acceptable samples from the 712 target members in the 21 County/ City Education Bureaus of Taiwan. Statistical analysis of test of T-distribution, one-way ANOVA, product-moment correlation, stepwise multiple regression and canonical correlation were applied to data analysis and research hypothesis testing. In addition, interviews were also proceeded. The main findings of this research are as follows: 1. The organizational culture in the Education Bureaus is of the integrated type. 2. The organizational effectiveness of the Education Bureaus is mostly nice, especially in term of adaptability. 3. Organizational culture in each County/ City Education Bureau shows diversification only in aspect, but not in extent. 4. Organizational effectiveness of each County/ City Education Bureau differs only in dimension, but not in extent. 5. Significant correlation exists between organizational culture and organizational effectiveness in County/ City Education Bureaus, especially the one between present culture and its effectiveness. 6. The variation of personnel background and the environment of the Education Bureaus cause more difference in value judgements than in practicability comprehension. 7. The variation of personnel background causes significant difference in organizational effectiveness; however, the variation of the environment of the Education Bureaus shows little difference. 8. Organizational culture of the Education Bureaus has predictability to its organizational effectiveness. The conclusions the present research reaches are as follows: 1. Being the focus of researches on organizational theories, organizational culture and organizational effectiveness prove its values and practicality for the education administration in the County/ City government. 2. There is significant correlation between organizational culture and organizational effectiveness in Education Bureaus. 3. Competing values approach has its applicability in studying the relationship between organizational culture and organizational effectiveness of the County/ City Education Bureaus. 4. The organizational culture of the Education Bureaus as a whole is of the integrated type and each individual bureau also tends to be of the integrated type. 5. Personnel with education-related or relevant background have higher value of organizational culture of the Education Bureaus. Male colleagues have better practicability comprehension. 6. Currently there is no significant difference among the different types of organizational culture in each County/ City Education Bureau. 7. Currently there is no significant difference among the dimensions of organizational effectiveness in each County/ City Education Bureau. 8. The Education Bureaus are more liveliness into its organizational culture. The following suggestions are made for references of the administration, the County/ City Education Bureaus and further studies as well. 1. For the administrations: (1) An “organizational effectiveness research squad” should be set up to study the organizational effectiveness of the administration, (2) A national evaluation of organizational effectiveness should be designed and conducted to get a census of the present situation, (3) Seminars on effectiveness training for administrative personnel should be held to improve the administrative quality, (4) The authorities are recommended to conduct culture development programs so as to elevate the effects of cultural learning. (5) The organizational structure of the Education Bureaus is to be adjusted to develop finer organizational culture. 2. For County/ City Education Bureaus: (1) To enhance the effectiveness, Education Bureaus are supposed to construct the integrated type of organizational culture. (2) Education Bureaus should adapted themselves to learning organizations in order to facilitate the development of organizational culture. (3) Programs of in-career training for the personnel the Education Bureaus should be designed to elevate the professional quality. (4) Proper values and faiths should be cultivated for the personnel of the Education Bureaus to promote organizational effectiveness. (5) The authorities concerned of the Education Bureaus should adjust their leading style to serve both the organizational and cultural role capacities. 3. For future further studies, special attention should be paid to: (1) the integration of research methodology, (2) the comprehensiveness of research contents, (3) the multiplicity of research design, (4) the continuity of research period, (5) the practicability of research purposes.

Topics: 組織文化, 組織效能, Organizational Culture, Organizational Effectiveness, [[classification]]12
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:ir.lib.ntnu.edu.tw:309250000Q/12916
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